Favourites Stacey Dooley and Kevin Clifton opened Strictly Come Dancing’s Blackpool Tower Ballroom show with an eye-catching entrance.
Scotland gave as good as they got but were denied their first win over South Africa since 2010 as they were edged out 26-20 at BT Murrayfield.
South African stand-off Handre Pollard’s 18 points and the physical power of the Springbok pack were enough to hand Scotland their first defeat at Murrayfield in 2018 but there was definitely a feeling of missed opportunity for the home side.
US President Donald Trump has taken a helicopter tour over the northern California landscape scorched by a killer wildfire.
It might still be another 38 days until Santa visits, but hundreds of city residents still decked the streets for the annual Christmas light switch-on.
Both Lionel Messi and Paul Pogba dined out at the same restaurant this week, but they weren’t the only famous people in the building.
Police have arrested 85 people following a mass environmental demonstration.
Eddie Jones joked that he felt too old to administer the hairdryer treatment at half-time of England’s 35-15 victory over Japan at Twickenham.
Warren Gatland hailed Wales’ strength in depth as his side claimed an eighth straight victory by dismantling Tonga 74-24 in Cardiff.
Gareth Southgate is expecting a thrilling clash as ever-improving England look to overcome World Cup semi-final foes Croatia and reach the inaugural Nations League Finals.